Since Aug 2007

Michelle Cabral

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Dance/Performance Background:

**Began dance at age 4 w/classical ballet.  Later included various formats: Classical Ballet, Hip-Hop, Character, Russian ballet, African, Modern, Jazz, Tap, 80's pop, Later Latin styles/as other world rhythms.  
**Began teaching dance to kids & adults as a teen into my 20's, became a member of a competitive dance team/performance group, a bit of modeling, theatre (dancing & signing 16show series), danced w/back up vocals w/a couple of music groups, wedding singer/duet for a friend & more performances..

Brief Fitness bio/Fitness Experience:
**Began a career as a Personal trainer at age 18, later group exercise instruction( Hi/lo, step, kickboxing, strength training, LesMills body pump, resist-a-ball, Pilates, sports conditioning training/circuit trainings, cycle, functional training & more), Co- conditioning trainer - Baltimore Blast pro indoor soccer team (7 x league champions) trainings for a season or two for a portion of their off season trainings, trainer for european pro Basket Ball player strength training program; brief work sharing some training techniques w/Club owner/coworker/2nd place Mr.Olympia Kevin Lavrone, trainer for 52yr old marathon runner; young athletes, Area senior Center Instruction for various level seniors, Pilates Presenter for the Head Start Program (Md. State Program) Annual Convention 2-3yrs. various locations, Area club Program Presenter, Presentations for various community programs/various fitness format demos (run warm ups etc.), and more. 
**Fitness director/group exercise coordinator for various MD Fitness Clubs, assisted in the opening & fitness director/consultant for a brand new 90,000 sq.ft.state of the art club in MD. Over 15yrs exp. in the fitness industry.

**Certifications:  Personal Training, Pilates, Reebok Cycle, Sports Nutrition, Group Exercise, authorized to teachZumba (B1, B2, Kids, Aqua, toning). 

Zumba Training/Education: 

**2006-present - Trainings/master classes w/Zes's, ZJ's, dance teachers/fitness presenters  **Zumba Convention 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

*Miami Heat Pre-Game show Presentation/performance, w/Beto Perez Miami, FL, Participant  

*ZIN Vol filming segments, participant

*Wonderful opportunity to dance up front w/Beto at an Equinox Fitness club demo class in NYC 

Zumba Presentations/events: 

*2006-Present -Zumba/master class event presentations, master classes, demos, parties & more:  East coast, Florida, Brazil and more; 

 Parties/festivals (adults & kids); sweet 16, girl scouts, girls night out, Health/Wellness Expos/programs for cooperations such as Marriott hotels, school programs, fundraisers, health Clubs demos & more.. 

*2006- Assisted Koh Herlong w/Zumba instructor trainings - demos/presentation of non verbal cueing

*2008/09 - Organized/taught the first Zumba classes for AA county Rec.&Parks, MD (MD Gazette news w/60+students) 

*2009 Samba/Axe demonstration for fellow zumba instructor, Bruno Neal's Brazilian specialty workshop

*2010/12 Washington DC Mystics WNBA 1/2 time show demo/performance

*2010 Fiesta Latina Washington, DC demonstration w/DC area team of instructors

*2011 National Dance Day VA, Zumba & Zumba Kids presenter w/DMV area team of instructors

*La Nueva DC 87.7 Latin radio/web TV Autism awareness promo/demo

*WBALTV 11 Zumba demonstration w/Eric Santana - Baltimore, MD

*Nickelodeon World Wide Day of Play, DC Zumba demos/dancing w/the crowds/kids

*Care First/American Heart Assoc Zumbatomic w/DC School Recess program teamed w/Washington Wizzards & various sponsors

2011/12 Cinco de Mayo fun w/adults & kids/college graduation party

*Zumba Fundraising evnets dancer/host:  Haiti Red Cross, Por tu Corizon/heart disease at (Washington Convention Center-Washington Mystics 1/2 time show), Relay for life/Party in Pink (GlenBurnie, MD), Sandy Red Cross (1st Mariner arena Baltimore Blast pro soccer 1/2 time show), Whole kids world wide hunger campagn, (WholeFoods Annapolis Md)

*2012 Latin Fashion week Ola! DC presentation/performance 

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*2012/13 - Public School Wellness day 

*2013 Music Artist El Chevo dancer  -  MD/VA tour "Metela Sacala" recently signed song w/Zumba┬« - Galaxy Night Club, Silver Spring & Club One Alexandria VA

*2013 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo 2013 Zumba presentation Washington Convention Center, Washington DC teamed w/Kids Org.

*2014 Zumba in the club at Coco Cabana, Silver Spring, Md - on going classes

*2014 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo 2014 Zumba presentation Washington Convention Center, Washington DC teamed w/Kids Org.

*2014 Zumba in the club Instruction CocoCabana Hyattsville, MD & Bamboo Bernies Pasadena MD

*2014 Music Artist Watatah - Zumba Fitness Concert & Album release party. Host/presenter - Bamboo Bernies Bar & Grille 

*2014 Race for Every Child/Childrens National Hospital DC: Presentation Zumba style Race warm up, entertaining/dancing w/the crowd -over                 5,000 runners, Freedom Plaza DC

*2015 Zumba Summer Party Master class party - Host/guest Instructor Benfield SportsCenter MD

*2015 ALS fundraiser guest instructor, Crofton MD

*2015 Zumba Jam session w/Omar Reyes

2015 Cherry Blossom race Zumba presentation/warm up for kids 1/2 mile run, - Washington DC

*2015 Race for Every Child/Childrens National Hospital DC: Presentation - Zumba style Race warm up over 5,000 runners, Freedom Plaza DC

*2015 Party in Pink guest instructor, Hanover Md

*2015 Toys for Tots guest instructor, Twains Tavern, Pasadena Md

*2016 Black & White Affair guest instructor, Charity event for Lupis at Twains Tavern, Pasadena Md

*2016 Choreography contestent - Claudia Leitte&Daddy Yankee song corazon avail at cabralfitness instagram

*2016 Dancing through the Decades MS Charity event  guest instructor -Twains Tavern, Pasadena Md

*2016 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo 2016 Zumba presentation Washington Convention Center, Washington DC 

*2016 DC Festival Latino - Dancer & live performance/presentation w/Urban music artist, Watatah 

*2016 Offical Choreography for music artists of France, for the song:  "Dancar Comigo" by Irmaos Madiera ft. MacBee